12 months
870 USD/credit 31320 USD/year
870 USD/credit 31320 USD/year
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The Educational Psychology program from Marist College is the perfect path to your professional teaching certification. 

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With tracks in childhood and adolescent education, as well as on-campus and hybrid models, this master’s program is designed to be flexible and accessible for working teachers. With close faculty advisement, an advanced curriculum, and an electronic portfolio to showcase your work, the Educational Psychology program from Marist College will take your teaching career to the next level.

Learning Outcomes and Goals

The teacher education programs at Marist College are designed to develop candidates who are reflective professionals. The program of study integrates a strong critical perspective and liberal arts foundation with research-validated pedagogical knowledge. 

As members of a community of learners, candidates are expected to master the personal and professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to teach and assess K-12 students within the full range of abilities, to evaluate and improve teaching, to develop creative standards-based curricula, and to contribute as effective teachers and leaders in their schools and communities. 

The roles of research and technology and the importance of critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and multicultural and global perspectives are emphasized.

The M.A. in Educational Psychology program reflects the particular areas of focus for which Marist College teacher education is widely noted, and is defined by our Conceptual Framework.

The Conceptual Framework of the Teacher Education programs identifies its purpose as preparing innovative, inclusive educators who promote success and the social good, and is also consistent with Marist's three ideals: excellence in education; sense of community; and commitment to service. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art and Science of Teaching
  • The Learner
  • Literacy
  • Foundations, Context, and Purpose
  • Research and Inquiry
  • Excellence in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unofficial transcript from bachelor’s degree-granting college/university must be uploaded to the application for an admission decision.  Official bachelor’s degree noted transcript will be required upon acceptance in order to matriculate.
  • Current resume
  • Initial Teacher Certificate (required by those seeking NYS Professional Teacher Certification)
  • Official GRE score report taken within the last 5 years (GRE report code is 4117)
  • Personal statement of at least 750 words outlining educational background, experiences, and goals, and the reason(s) for selecting Marist’s MA in Educational Psychology program
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from a professor and one from a school principal or supervising teacher)
  • Interview with the program director (a short written task is a part of the interview)
  • Nonrefundable $50 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Summer Hybrid Program - $425/credit.
  • Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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